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Cyprian was bishop of Carthage and a notable early Christian writer of Berber descent, many of whose Latin works are extant. He is also recognised as a saint in the Christian churches. He was born around the beginning of the 3rd century in North Africa, perhaps at Carthage, where he received a classical education. Soon after converting to Christianity, he became a bishop in 249. A controversial figure during his lifetime, his strong pastoral skills, firm conduct... Read More

EraPatristic Age
Bornc. 210
Carthage, Roman Empire
Died14 September 258
Carthage, Roman Empire
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